M16A1 Operation and Preventive Maintenance [1968]

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  1. IheartSig

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  2. Larrytpdx

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    Cool. Interesting to see that now but I never saw it when I was active duty 68-71.
     
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  4. waglockfan

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    Hey Charley, I know we've been playin' hide and seek throughout the MeKong here....but just to make it fair you're gonna have to give me a 10 second timeout whilst I get all this water out of my barrel before we start shooting.....okay?
     
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    I just had a conversation with my neighbor about M16's when he was stationed in the Mekong Delta.
    The order of the day was to go out on patrol with their M16's chamber empty until they made contact.
    That didn't go very well with the troops and certainly wasn't obeyed in his platoon.
     
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    "Military Intelligence" is an oxymoron
     
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    I'm familiar with the maintenance comic/pamphlet. It was a few years after I DEROSed! Never saw one while I was serving. Always get a kick out of it!:D
     
  8. USMC-03

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    I started out with the A1 back in the early 80's but never saw any pamphlet like that. Just had care and maintenance beat into me from day one...
     

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